# Square Yard Converter

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What is the square yard?What is the symbol for square yards?How do I convert square yards to other units?Other useful toolsFAQsWith the help of Omni's square yard converter, you can quickly recalculate the area expressed in square yards into other popular area units. In particular, we will explain how to convert square yards to square feet as well as square yards to square meters (and the other way round, of course!).

## What is the square yard?

The square yard is an imperial unit of area, widespread in the majority of Anglophone countries (e.g. US, UK, Canada, India), but now rather in decline, replaced by square metres. One square yard is the area of a square whose sides are one yard (or 0.9144 metres) long.

## What is the symbol for square yards?

There is no universally adopted symbol for square yards. First, yards themselves can be written as *yards*, *yard*, *yds*, or *yd*. Then, squaring can be denoted either by words *square* or *sq*, or by using the superscript `²`

, or by using the exponentiation symbol `^2`

. As a result, square yards can be denoted in lots of ways, e.g., as `yd²`

, `yds^2`

, `sq yds`

, `square yards`

, etc.

## How do I convert square yards to other units?

Use the following table to convert from square yards to other popular area units:

unit | 1 yd² is... |
---|---|

m² | 0.83612736 |

in² | 1,296 |

ft² | 9 |

hectares | ≈ 0.00008361 |

acres | ≈ 0.00020661 |

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- Acres to hectares converter, and
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### How do I convert square feet to square yards?

One square yard is **nine** square feet. Hence, to convert square yards to square feet:

- Write down the area in square yards.
**Multiply**by`9`

.- The result is your area expressed in square feet.

### How do I convert square yards to square feet?

One square foot is **one-ninth** of a square yard. To convert an area in square feet to square yards:

- Write down the area in square feet.
**Divide**by`9`

.- The result is your area expressed in square yards.

### How do I convert between square yards and square meters?

One square yard equals `0.83612736`

square meter. Therefore:

- to go from square yards to square meters,
**multiply**the area in sq yd by`0.83612736`

to get this area expressed in sq m; - to go from square meters to square yards,
**divide**the area in sq m by`0.83612736`

to get area in sq yd.